Phil Heath Routine with Compex
An avid user of Compex, Professional Bodybuilder and 7x Mr Olympia Champion, Phil Heath considers Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) one of his most important training partners. .
A former shooting guard at the University of Denver, Heath has transformed himself from a college basketball player into a bodybuilding God. He first delved into bodybuilding in 2002 and has not looked back since. By 2006, the year of his professional bodybuilding debut, Heath was already notching up titles across the United States, claiming both the Colorado Pro and New York Pro Championships.
The 37-year-old went from strength to strength following his maiden success and has won every Mr Olympia title since 2011. That put Heath in elite company as he joined the likes of Arnold Schwarzenegger as one of few bodybuilders to have won the prestigious award on seven occasions. The American now has Lee Haney and Ronnie Coleman in his sights as he looks to match their record of eight Mr Olympia triumphs.
Heath uses Compex on a daily basis before, during and directly after training. He swears by the technology’s ability to activate his muscles before workouts, while also enhancing his muscle gains through targeting slow twitch or fast twitch fibres, and speeding up recovery. Compex’s ability to reduce the strain on joints and tendons, a common issue for many bodybuilders, is also hugely advantageous for Heath.
Heath finds Compex Electric Muscle Stimulation particularly effective during both his pre and post-workout routines. Especially following strenuous exercise, a Compex Muscle Stimulation device comes complete with recovery programs that can deliver fresh oxygen to the muscles and help flush out lactic acid, preventing Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (also known as DOMS).
By applying the Compex electrodes to whichever part of the body he is warming up or cooling down, Heath is also able to complete other tasks not related to his exercise regime. And for a busy man like Heath, who owns several businesses including fitness apparel and nutrition lines, the ability to multi-task during exercise is a huge benefit. Heath says he is even able to attend to his long list of daily emails while the Compex Electric Muscle Stimulators go about their business!
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